Average Salary for Estee Lauder Companies Inc Employees

Estee Lauder Companies Inc is a cosmetics firm headquartered in New York City, N.Y. that hires for Account Executive positions, Retail Store Manager roles, and more. The median salary at Estee Lauder Companies Inc is $64K annually. Estee Lauder Companies Inc paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though how long you've been working and geography are also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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New York City, New York 


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Executive Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $155K per year on average; Environmental Health & Safety Directors are next on the list, bringing in close to $142K, followed by Directors of Supply Chain Management earning approximately $100K and Account Executives making around $67K. Earning only $45K on average, Retail Store Managers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $55K annually. Average pay is $78K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $93K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($87K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Melville, N.Y. ($75K), Los Angeles, Calif. (approximately $70K), and Atlanta, Ga. (around $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($46K) in Bristol, Pa., one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to approximately $85K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Safety Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $115K per year. Becoming a Certified Packaging Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $75K on average. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry make the most here, hauling in $174K annually.


When it comes to skills, Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $100K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Estee Lauder Companies Inc gives paid vacation to 44 percent and paid sick leave to 38 percent. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Estee Lauder Companies Inc, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For most workers, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Estee Lauder Companies Inc


70 %
30 %
$45,256 - $97,982
$47,770 - $100,577
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

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